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Clark County Heritage Museum, Henderson

(4.6/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Stroll through the collection of historical homes on Heritage Street, restored to recreate lifestyles of important periods in local history fromĀ 1910 to the 1970s, at Clark County Heritage Museum. Other outdoor exhibits include Paiute Indian shelters, replicated 1900s newspaper print shops, the 1932 Boulder City Train Depot, a restored 1918 Union Pacific steam engine, and an antique caboose. The indoor portion of the museum features exhibits focusing on prehistoric times, mining, and the city's recent development of the Strip in the "age of entertainment." Check online for special events. Put Clark County Heritage Museum into our Henderson trip itinerary builder to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Henderson.
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TripAdvisor
  • Large, fascinating and historically accurate. View history of Nevada and Las Vegas in an interactive and domantic instalaltion. Historical houses, trains and lands. 
  • Nevada's best kept secret! So happy we came across a brochure for this place. The admission is so small - seniors are $1 each! Well laid out and so many interesting things to see. Be sure to look them...  more »
  • I lived in Vegas for a couple of years but recently moved back to Chicago. When my family went out to visit, I made sure we came here. I love the little houses that have been set up like time capsules...  more »
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  • A must see! This place is a tourist's diamond in the rough. An awesome place to spend an afternoon away from the Vegas Strip crowds. There is quite a bit of outdoor walking on gravel and dirt so wear appropriate footwear. The period built and furnished houses are walk through dioramas. We spent around 3 1/2 hours of walking here and we worked up a good appetite to hit a buffet. LOL
  • We love the Clark County Museum! It is by far the best museum of local history that we have ever seen. We live in Indiana, and always make it a point to tour this excellent museum every time we visit our family in Henderson. With the incredibly affordable low admission prices, as well as the outstanding exhibits (both inside and outside), we will keep coming back.
  • Great Museum. Lots of history. Attaching some pictures
  • This was a lot more interesting then I thought it would be. I originally thought it was just they main building but the homes behind it are also part of the attraction. The printing room, train station and everything else will throw you back. Spend a couple of hours here. its really something
  • Lots of history. It's better to go when it's cooler as there is a lot of walking outside to see everything. It costs only $2 for adults and $1 for kids. Great value.